What, exactly, is the Internet of Things (IoT)? And how does it relate to building energy management? Read ahead for how connective technologies can lead to smarter buildings.
“Smart technologies are defined by their interconnectedness,” points out a recent ACEEE report on smart building markets. The companies that buy and sell them, however, are defined by their disconnectedness.
As building owners and facilities teams consider upgrading to smart building infrastructure, here are three broad scenarios that may be holding them back.
A seven-month study revealed a 12-per-cent increase in task performance metrics for office workers who worked under HCL fixtures.
The half-pixelated gear that hangs above the entryway symbolizes the output of Scotiabank’s new Digital Factory in Toronto.
3D and photo-realistic envisioning tools are nothing new, but they now allow changes to be made on the fly.
When KPMG selected its new location, proximity to clients factored prominently, leading the growing professional services firm to set up shop in Vaughan.
Meeting rooms play a key part in rounding out a better employee experience for those that struggle with reduced privacy at workstations in an open layout.
The use of building information modelling to develop the Bergeron Centre at York University earned the project a Canada BIM Council award.
Last year, the commercial real estate industry faced a number of diverse challenges and successes that are expected to develop throughout 2017. Here, REMI’s award-winning
A visitor to Brookfield GIS' new Innovation Centre might miss one of its most novel features without the benefit of a tour guide.
Ryerson University's new Student ServiceHub has just earned an Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) award of excellence.
CBRE's Toronto West team was the first of three GTA offices to move into new digs as the firm completes a cross-country workplace transformation program.
The rise of the disruptive upstart has ushered in a second wave dotcom era, and it has implications for workplace design trends beyond the tech sector.
Experts share how facility managers can fully capture the benefits made available in BIM throughout the building life cycle.
Diamond Schmitt Architects' dramatic $27-million redesign of Carleton University’s MacOdrum Library earned a 2015 Library Building Award on July 7.
The recent popularity of flexible spaces doesn’t mean traditional spaces should be abandoned altogether. Indeed, that there isn’t one perfect model for the workplace was